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re:TH!NK, Winnebago's Healthy Living Partnership, is the community engagement "arm" of the  Winnebago County Health Department. re:TH!NK coordinates efforts with help from our local partners to create a place where everyone has the opportunity to live the healthiest life possible. 

Over 500 partners from over 60 organizations support re:TH!NK. We encourage you to get involved, because together we can transform our community into a place where healthy choices are easier. Scroll down or explore our website to learn more!

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Drive Your Bike to Get From Here to There

Whether it be to work, or to the store, to the library or to the park, making that trip by bike can be easier than you think. We're trying to make biking more likely to happen! Visit the DYB page for more details about how easy it is to get up and ride. Register for our kickoff rides on April 26 at the 20th Ave YMCA, part of Healthy Kids Day!

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Now in their fift year, the County Health Rankings show that how long and how well people live depends on multiple factors. They also help to lay the groundwork for the health improvement efforts of government officials, business leaders, and citizens across the country. Winnebago County ranked #39 in Health Outcomes ("how long people live" and "how healthy people feel while alive") but #17 in Health Factors. See the full picture here.

 

NatlFarmtoSchoollogore:TH!NK Receives USDA Grant to Increase Local Foods in School Cafeterias

re:TH!NK and the Winnebago County Health Department are pleased to announce that they are one of 71 projects spanning 42 states and the District of Columbia receiving support this year through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Farm to School Program, an effort to better connect school cafeterias and students with local farmers. Read more...

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re:SPONS!BLE  drinking means knowing when you should not drink, how to drink in moderation, and when to stop. Visit the 0-1-2 page to see responsible drinking tips and reminders about keeping yourself safe.

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eatsmart! at Local Restaurants

We've partnered with several area restaurants to bring you eatsmart! a new initiative highlighting menu items that get a "thumbs up" from local health professionals. The eatsmart! icon clearly identifies our menu items that you can eat everyday. For more information on the project and to see which restaurants are participating visit our re:TH!NK nutrition page or the eatsmart! website at eatsmartwi.com.

 

  

Watch the newest episode of our TV show on OCM CATV-2 and other local cable networks.
We discuss how fun and easy it can be to drive your bike around the area. Visit area schools as the students and staff explain what an "active school" looks like. Safe Routes to School provides incentives and opportunities for kids to bike and walk.

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re:TH!NK is a project of the Winnebago County Health Department that would not exist without
support from our local partner agencies, organizations and community members.